Pfizer Wins Zoloft Failure-to-Warn Suit
A Philadelphia jury Thursday handed up a defense win in a suit brought by an Illinois woman who said her use of the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy was the cause of her daughter’s congenital heart defects.
The jury in Robinson v. Pfizer reached only the first question on the verdict sheet, finding Pfizer was not negligent in failing to warn of the risks of taking Zoloft while pregnant.
This is the second trial and second defense win for Pfizer in state-court actions across the country regarding Zoloft-induced birth defects. A St. Louis jury found in April that a now-11-year-old boy was not owed damages from Pfizer for his congenital heart condition.
Both cases were selected by the plaintiffs to be among the first to be tried.
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